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Book Cover, A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, 1947

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig and written by Tennessee Williams. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

Its dimensions are

23.5 x 17.1 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signature printed, lower right: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, upper left: a street car; left center: desire; lower right: Williams. Printed in black ink, upper left: named; lower center: tennessee.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, 1947; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on paper; 23.5 x 17.1 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-28

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